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The works of the British poets : with prefaces, biographical and critical


Published 1795
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Each volume with added engraved title page reading: A complete edition of the poets of Great Britain

The works of the individual poets, v. 1-11, each have special title page dated 1792-1795, with imprint: Edinburgh : Printed by Mundell and Son

Many incorrectly signed leaves and numerous errors in paging

Printed in double columns

v.1. Chaucer, Surrey, Wyat, Sackville.--v.2. Spenser, Shakspeare, Davies, and Hall.--v.3. Drayton, Carew, and Suckling.--v.4. Donne, Daniel, Browne, Fletcher, P., Fletcher, G., Jonson, Drummond, Crashaw, and Davenant.--v.5. Milton, Cowley, Waller, Butler, and Denham.--v.6. Dryden, Rochester, Roscommon, Otway, Pomfret, Stepney, Philips, J., Walsh, Smith, Duke, King, Sprat, and Halifax.--v.7. Parnell, Garth, Rowe, Addison, Hughes, Sheffield, Prior, Congreve, Blackmore, Fenton, Granville, and Yalden.--v.8. Pope, Gay, Tickell, Somervile, Pattison, Hammond, Savage, Hill, Broome, Pitt, and Blair.--v.9. Swift, Thomson, Watts, Hamilton, Philips, A., West, G., Collins, Dyer, Shenstone, Mallet, Akenside, and Harte.--v.10. Young, Gray, West, R., Lyttleton, Moore, Boyse, Thompson, Cawthorn, Churchill, Falconer, Lloyd, Cunningham Green, Cooper, Goldsmith, Whitehead, P., Brown, Grainger, Smollett, and Armstrong.--v.11. Wilkie, Dodsley, Smart, Langhorne, Bruce, Chatterton, Graeme, Glover, Shaw, Lovibond, Penrose, Mickle, Jago, Scott, Johnson, Whitehead, W., Jenyns, Logan, Warton, Cotton, and Blacklock

v.12. Pope's Iliad, Pope's Odyssey, West's Pindar, Dryden's Virgil, Dryden's Persius, Dryden's Juvenal, Pitt's Æneid, Rowe's Lucan, Homer's Hymn to Ceres, and Pindar's Odes, ommited by West.--v.13. Cooke's Hesiod, Fawkes's Theocritus, Anacreon, Sappho, Bion, Moschus, Fawkes's Musaeus, Apollonius Rhodius, Mr. C---'s Coluthus Lycopolites, Creech's Lucretius, and Grainger's Tibullus


Volume 6
Publisher London : Printed for John & Arthur Arch ; Edinburgh : Bell & Bradfute and J. Mundell & Co.
Pages 808
Language English
Call number 31735061295550
Digitizing sponsor Lyrasis Members and Sloan Foundation
Book contributor University of Pittsburgh Library System
Collection university_pittsburgh; americana
Notes Print is small, yellowed, sometimes faint or blurry, book has tight margins

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